PORTLAND’S PARTY IN THE STREETS!
It’s Portland’s largest Fun Run! Join an estimated 8,000 runners for the 37th anniversary of the Legacy Health Starlight Run, a 5k (3.1-mile) run on the PGE/SOLVE Starlight Parade route in front of more than 200,000 spectators. In the last 36 years, more than 120,000 runners have covered more than 360,000 miles of fun in this sanctioned Rose Festival event!
DATE, SPECS AND SAFETY
Starlight Night, Saturday, May 30 - 7:45 p.m.
The Legacy Health Starlight Run starts at 7:45 p.m. Saturday evening, May 30. (Costume contest pre-judging begins at 6:30 p.m.). The event is open to runners of all ages and able to maintain a 14 minute per mile or faster pace. Walking the route is not permitted because of parade restrictions. View the PGE/SOLVE Starlight Parade immediately after the run.
PLEASE NOTE: Safety searches of any bag larger than the size of a football may take place at the field entrances.
The event starts and finishes at the Lincoln High School field between SW Jefferson and SW Salmon on SW 16th, on the west side of the school.
REGISTRATION & PICK-UP - On-Line closed - register at the event!
Pre-registration is HIGHLY encouraged. See our Registration page for complete information. On-Line or Mail-in entrants: Pick-up your bib number at the site on May 30 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln High field. Registration on-site will also be available. Pre-paid souvenir t-shirts will be available for pick-up at the event.
THE FREE MEAL DEAL
Everyone who registers for the Legacy Health Starlight Run will receive a coupon attached to his or her bib number for a free meal at local area Old Spaghetti Factory restaurants. Restrictions may apply.
Take part in the prize-filled costume contest. Categories for youth, individuals and groups. You must be a registered participant to enter. Find all the details here.
HIT MACHINE RETURNS!
Once you see them, you'll never forget them! One of the most dynamic cover bands in the country, the band plays hits from the Bee Gees to AC/DC and will have you involved (maybe even on stage) from the first drum beat. A local favorite to many generations, you'll be front-row for the party of the summer.
STARLIGHT AFTER-PARTY AT ROSE FESTIVAL ROZONE
After "Hit Machine" rocks you Live at Lincoln High, head down to Waterfront Park and show your run number for 2 for 1 admission to the First-Ever "Starlight After-Party" in Waterfront Park's RoZone, featuring Sir Mix-a-Lot, Crazy 8's and Nu Shooz. Regular tickets $10. 7 p.m. 'til 11 p.m.!
It's parade night, so traffic will be busy in downtown Portland. Plan on carpooling to the run or take MAX Light Rail or TriMet downtown. Schedules may change on this special evening. Call Tri Met at 503-238-RIDE or check their website for more information (trimet.org).
WARM WEATHER ALERT
Be prepared for warm weather and high humidity. Pace yourself accordingly. Water will be available at the start and finish areas, but NOT along the 3.1-mile course.